The Bar Council wants to know why many senior judges were not chosen for elevation to the appellate courts in July although it is not questioning the suitability of the last batch of judges who were pushed up.
The political transition from Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is moving very smoothly intoits final month amid renewed speculation of early polls, writes JOCELINE TAN.
CHEAH BOON KHENG interviewed Chin Peng several times in Canberra in 1999 at the Australian National University, (ANU), where he was a visiting fellow at the Research School of Pacific and Asian History.
B>TOKYO:/BJapanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi appeared confident of victory in an election for ruling party chief as lawmakers opposed to his reforms jumped on the popular leader's bandwagon on the eve of today's vote.
A crisis that had been brewing over the past year in the Sabah MIC has been brought out in the open, with a group calling for the removal of state party chief V. Jothi from his government-appointed posts.